UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Faculty and Graduate Students Earn Top Awards at AAEA Meeting

Aug. 25, 2015

UC Davis ARE faculty and graduate students earned several prestigious awards at the AAEA annual meeting held in San Francisco in July 2015.

Anil Bhargava, PhD '14: Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award. Anil's dissertation was titled, "Agriculture, Poverty, and Natural Resource Conservation in 21st Century India: Impact Evaluation and Analysis of Rural Development Policy." ARE professor Travis Lybbert was Anil's thesis adviser.

J. Edward Taylor, ARE professor: Recognized as a Fellow, AAEA's highest honor.

Richard J. Sexton, ARE professor: Received the Distinguished Teaching Award, Graduate Teaching, Ten or More Years' Experience.

J. Edward Taylor, ARE professor and Mateusz Filipski, PhD '11: Honored with the Quality of Communication Award. Beyond Experiments in Development Economics: Local Economy-wide Impact Evaluation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Colin Carter (ARE professor), Ben Santer, Maximilian Auffhammer, Alan Olmstead, Paul Rhode, Richard Howitt (ARE professor), David Zilberman, and Scott Kaplan: received the Quality of Communication Award, Honorable Mention. "Climate Change: Challenges to California’s Agriculture and Natural Resources," ARE Update (2014): 18(1).

Nathan Hendricks, PhD '11, Aaron Smith (ARE professor), and Daniel Sumner (ARE professor): Received the Outstanding AJAE Article Award 2015. "Crop Supply Dynamics and the Illusion of Partial Adjustment", AJAE. (2014): 96 (5): 1469-1491.

Julian Alston, ARE Professor, with co-authors George Norton and Philip Pardy, received the Publication of Enduring Quality Award for "Science Under Scarcity: Principles and Practice for Agricultural Research Evaluation and Priority Setting," Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1995, 513 pp.


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